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Updated: December 2, 2004

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Notable Black Americans

Prominent African Americans
Brief Summary and links to information about many important black people from the arts, politics and academia.

Notable African Americans
Short biographies of African Americans from music, sports, politics, and literature. Features the famous and the not-so-famous. Very current.

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Biographies of over 100 historical and contemporary figures with a section devoted to black women scientists.

AFRO-American Almanac Biographies
Includes lesser-known African Americans.

Pillars of a People
The top 100 list of “African Americans who most influenced the 20th Century”. From an online poll conducted by BlackVoices.com.

Black Inventor Online Museum
Information about a long list of black inventors from George Washington Carver to Madame C. J. Walker.

The History Makers
African American “history makers” in art, business, law, the media, the military, sports and religion.


Roadside Attractions
More interesting sites you might want to try.

Influential Black Americans

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